7-8 October 2013
The conference was co-organised by the EPAS and the Hungarian Secretariat of Sport, in co-operation with the Council of Europe’s ONE in FIVE Campaign to stop sexual violence against children. It addressed two main issues: the inclusion of children in vulnerable situations in sport so that they can take advantage of the benefits which sport offers and the protection of children against sexual harassment in sport.
The conference brought together delegates from the world of research, sports movement and public authorities.
The first day of the conference revolved around workshops grouping together different stakeholders on themes such as:
The second day focussed on protecting children and young people from violence and sexual abuse within sport. Patrik Sjöberg, former World High-jump Champion, answered the questions of our journalist.
Benjamin Perks, Unicef Representative in Montenegro